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The End of Google Drive

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by The_Chief, Sep 7, 2017.

  1. The_Chief

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    I hope this strategy isn't as stupid as gTalk, Chat, Hangouts, Talk, etc. :(
     
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    This is one reason why I don't store things in clouds.
     
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    I really don't expect Microsoft to go anywhere soon, so I DO use OneDrive. However, we also have 12TB of NAS here, split into two 6TB clones.
     
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    Plan B is use the new software, and pick which folders i want to sync...

    its really not that difficult a plan to implement, or am i missing something?
     
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    The Google Drive app is going away. Google drive is not. You will be using another app to access it. Not a big deal.
     
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    So we will just be using a different app to upload and access our files then?
     
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    Yes. It actually is a step Forward.
     
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    I just use it via Google's web page I only use it to move stuff between devices, not for storage. I'd be more worried if Play Music went away.
     
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    There are a lot of very large corporations that use drive with terabytes of data. I doubt it will be going away. I personally have about 75 gb of data on there.
     
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    There's a big misconception that Google Drive is going to just disappear. Google Drive itself isn't going anywhere, we can continue using the Android app and/or web browser interface like we have been all along, it's just the Windows and Mac desktop applications that are getting axed. If you do use it on your desktop/laptops, the 'Backup & Sync' replacement application is already available if you don't want to use the web browser interface.
    https://www.google.com/drive/download/

    https://www.cnet.com/how-to/4-things-you-should-know-about-google-drives-future/
     
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